The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast Page


Please note that this page is written by enthusiasts without connection to any authority. This material is being kept for historical
purposes only; is being updated as additional information is available. It may contain broken links.

     
    US F-5E 4858 at Florianopolis on 16-08-05 with special colours, 58 years 1°Esquadrao/
   14° Grupo de Aviaçao at Florianopolis on 16-08-05.
                       Photo: Juliano Damasio - AIRFLN

The Northrop Freedom Fighters and Tigers are becoming an extinguishig specy. It is therefore that this 
site wishes to provide an in-depth view of the Northrop F-5 in its various versions operated by all Air Forces 
and Civilian organisations, mainly from the historian point of view. Thousands of additional photos of
the aircraft are available in the Internet!

Very few technical details are included. Information comes from official and, mainly, non-official sources.

Local/USA serials/construction numbers of aircrafts operated by the various Air Forces and their Units are shown.

See the "Page Information" for further explanation of details, use of all Air Forces is also included.

Additional information of each unit operation are given, inclusive pictures and Squadron badges; information,
where available, is planned to be added as soon as available. Please visit the site regurarely.

Data written in blue are subject to confirmation. Date of latest updates are written in green and mentioned below:

Latest country updates are shown hereunder as well as in the country pages. Aircraft serials updats are not shown.

Cuntries with general information page only:
Austria: 19-09-2010  /  Bahrain: 24-04-19  /  Botswana: 04-10-19  /  Chile: 13-09-20  Civilian operators: 06-10-20
Ethiopia: 22-11-20  /  Ethiopia: 20-07-20  Greece; 28-03-20  /   Honduras 09-10-19  /  Indonesia 12-08-19
China see Taiwan Kenya: 27-05-19 Lybia: 02-09-20  / Mexico: 12-03-19  Morocco: 07-10-204
Pakistan: 30-07-20
  /  Philippines: 29-10-18 Soviet Union: 02-10-20  Sudan: 22-11-12  /  Tunisia: 05-11-20
Venezuela:  04-01-19 / Yemen:  11-07-17


Countries with general information page and separate pages (eg. units/operations/colours/upgrades):
Brazil: :
16-07-2019,  operations, 01-07-20,  units 16-08-2020 colours 10-10-20,  upgrades 10-10-20
Canada: 05-02-18,  units: 03-04-19,  operations/colours: 05-04-19
Iran:   Imperial:
16-07-2018  -  Islamic: Republic: 01-07-20,  units 01-09-19, upgrades 13-06-17
Korea: 05-11-20,  units/operations - 08-08-20
Netherlands: 07-10-20 / operations 07-10-20  / acrobatic teams  07-10-20
/ units 24-11-20
Norway: 18-05-20 / units/operations 22-08-20  -  Saudi Arabia: 11-11-19
/ units 17-11-19
Singapore: 05-04-18 / units 22-10-20  /  Spain: 22-04-19 / units 30-07-18
/ operations 20-04-19
Switzerland: 25-05-19
/ units 24-04-19 / operations 08-07-20 - Taiwan/China:   01-09-20 / units 13-10-17
Thailand:  24-05-18
/ units 24-05-18 / operations/excercises 03-09-14 / colours 11-04-13
Turkey: 04-01-18
/ units 18-09-13 / operations/excercises 18-09-13 / colours 11-04-13 / acrobatic teams 18-09-13
USA
Air Force:  21-08-16
/ foreign pilots training  21-11-20 / Vietnam operations  21-08-16
                      Dissimilar air combat training
21-08-16
            Navy:  27-08-20
/ units 27-08-20, Marines:  29-09-17
Vietnam:
  Republic (South)
27-07-17
/ order of battle 27-07-17 - People's  Republic (North): 18-04-17

All photographs are credited to the respective authors where known. Please advice the site master if you are the author of
an unknown one and this will promptly inserted or advice if it must be deleted.

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